Friday, February 10, 2012

ABC Wednesday - Round 10 - D is for ...

I love to dance so "Dance" this week is just perfect for the ABC Wednesday post.

I think the 60s and 70s had the best dance music. So here are some of my favourite songs ....

Dancing Queen - ABBA

Commonly regarded as one of the most successful singles of the 1970s.
First released in 1976, it is considered to be ABBA's signature song.
It was ABBA's only no 1 hit in the US (April 1977). It also hit no 1 in at least 13 other countries including New Zealand.

I spent many hours dancing to "Dancing Queen" .

  Youtube - Dancing Queen

Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters

I love this song.
It was written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and first recorded in 1960 by Ben E King with
The Drifters.
Their version spent three non-consecutive weeks at No 1 on the US pop chart and No 2 in the UK in December 1960.

I chose The Drifters version as this was the original and because D is for Drifters.

Youtube - Save the last dance for me

I love Michael Buble's version too so check that out here

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer

Is taken from Leo Sayer's 1976 album Endless Flight and again I danced many hours to this song.
In 2008 he recorded a version with The Wiggles (An Australian children's music group) for their DVD.

Youtube - You make me feel like dancing

Shall We Dance - from The King and I

And to wrap up this post. enjoy this scene from The King and I starring Yul Brynner and  Deborah Kerr -
Shall  We Dance.

 Youtube - Shall we dance

Have an awesome day and dance the night away.

Warm Regards

Check out other D entries at ABC Wednesday
and my D entry on my blog Photos are Fun - D is for David

Also linking to GBE2 - Dancing


  1. These are great! Not just the songs, all of which I believe I own (I THINK I have the Sayers), but the DESCRIPTIONS!

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

  2. I love ABBA ! I haven't seen the originals, but I have seen the ABBA show with singers approved from the group, with the original trompetist and drummer ! was great ! really like the true once !

    1. I love ABBA too. I had an ABBA t-shirt many many many moons ago - it was one of my prized possessions.

  3. Hello.
    I love music & love to sing &'s how I start my day everyday. I even fall asleep listening to music. Nice selection you chose. I know them all.
    Thanks for sharing. Appreciated the visit too.
    See you for letter "E"!

    Daydreaming Of Yesterday

    1. Thanks Andy - music is food for the soul. Yes, looking forward to your awesome E post.

  4. Great selection. This is one I like:

    1. Thanks DJ. I think all dance numbers are fun. thanks for visiting.

  5. What a nice uplifting stop this was! Nicely done, Miss!

    Oh, you can't go wrong with Michael Buble, ever.

    1. Thanks Jo. Yep, you can't go wrong with Mr Buble.

  6. Lots of great choices!


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